their COVID-19 response departme★nts. The three parties introduced the epidemic situation ★and measures in their respective countries and exchanged ★in-depth views on strengthening cooperation in the epidem★ic prevention and control. They believed that they should★ jointly prevent the spread of the epidemic and strengthe★n joint prevention and control. -- China began supplying★ 14 kinds of domestic test kits to 11 countries, with the★ first batch of test kiP

ts donated by China to Cambodia ar★rived in Phnom Penh. March 18 -- Xinhua News Agency repo★rted that Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Centra★l Committee, chaired a meeting of the Standing Committee ★of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee to a★nalyze the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic prevention ★and control as well as the economy at home and abroad, an★d make arrangements for coordinating the epidemic prevent★ion and control with key work of economic and social deve★lopment. Xi urged closer cooperation with the internation★al community on epidemic prevention and control, stresc

sin★g China will keep its close cooperation with the WHO to s★trengthen the analysis and prediction of the changes in t★he global epidemic situation, improve strategies and poli★cies to cope with imported risks, boost exchanges and coo★peration with other countries on epidemic response, and c★ontinue to offer assistance to the best of China's abilit★y. -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang talked over phone with ★European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, sayin★g under the current circumstances, China stands firmly wi★th the EU and supports its anti-epidemic efforts. Li said★ China will facilitate a

its procurement of medical supplie★s through commercial channels, adding that China is also ★ready to actively carry out international cooperation to ★jointly protect the health of the humankind. -- Chinese ★Premier Li Keqiang spoke over phone with Bulgarian Prime ★Minister Boiko Borisov at request. Li said China is will★ing to enhance exchanges of anti-epidemic experience with★ Bulgaria, provide assistance within China's capability t★o help it contain the spread of COVID-19, and provide nec★essary facilitation to the Bulgarian side in its procurem★ent of medical supplies through commercial channels. -- ★The second group of Chinese medical experts arrived in It★aly, carrying nine tonnes of medical supplies donated by ★China, including ventilators, infusion pumpA